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...De Navitatibus (Kitab al-Mawlid) is the work which earned Albubather the most lasting success ... Albuather is described as “a man of resource, with an ample supply of prescriptions of all kinds, whose enormous repertoire gained him...
...Extremely rare third edition (first, 1485) of one of the most popular and influential astrological compendiums in East and West, published by Lucantonio Giunti. Giunti (or Giunta) was a significant Florentine book publisher and printer, who...
...Offprint of Léopold de Saussure's 'Le système cosmologique Sino-Iranien', Journal asiatique (April–June 1923): 235–97, concluding that the similar Chinese and Iranian cosmological systems originated either in ancient Babylonia or in China....
...First edition of these commentaries on (and discussion of) Book I, Fen I of Avicenna's Canon. Book I, the al-Kulliyat or 'Generalities', is divided into four parts; this first part, or fen, contains the statements of principles and handbook...
...Late fifteenth century saw the flourishing of the so called 'Prenostications', prediction for the coming year. Little is known about Bernard de la Forest, a mathematician, astrologer, and physician, who was active in the first half...
...The second edition of this splendidly illustrated manual on the constellations and the zodiac by the leading Muslim astrologer and astronomer. This edition is remarkable for the entirely new suite of woodcuts especially made for Sessa...
...Fragments from the Kitāb al-milāl wa al-duwal, manuscript, 10th century. North Africa. The famous astrologer Abū Ma`shar (d. 886) named his book Kitāb al-Milal wal-Duwal, 'The Book of Religious Communities and Dynasties'....
...Second edition (first Ratdolt) (first, Rome, 1473) of Abū al-Ṣaqr al-Qabīṣī's tenth-century text Kitāb al-mudkhal ilā ‘ilm ṣinā‘at aḥkām al-nujūm (Book of the Introduction to the Art of the Judgements of the Stars), translated to Latin...